Members of the Little Cherry Disease/Western X Task Force are organizing grower information meetings for cherry growers in the Okanagan/Similkameen and Creston Valleys on the following 2021 dates:
- Creston: Tuesday June 15, 9:30 am, Millenium Park
- Oliver: Wednesday June 16, 4:00 pm, Growers Supply
- Penticton: Friday June 18, 1:00 pm, Growers Supply
- Kelowna: Tuesday June 22, 9:30am, Jealous Fruits Belgo Orchard on Tamaki Lane off Hwy 33
- North Okanagan: Thursday June 24, 9:30 am, Vernon Growers Supply
- Introduction of the Task Force members
- Background on LCD/Western X
- Insect vectors that spread LCD/WX
- Overview of 2021 orchard survey and vector surveillance plan
Please observe COVID precautions including wearing masks, social distancing, and sanitation requirements on site. Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell on the day of the event.
Space is limited to 40 grower registrations. Please sign up for the meeting here.